Mining the Archives ‘Un-American Express’ — It Never Happened

Speaking of literary archives, you never know what will turn up. This letter from a half-century ago, for instance: It was discovered the other day by Richard Aaron at Emory University about two literary projects, one of which came to fruition — twice, in fact (Brion Gysin Let the Mice In and Brion Gysin Let the Mice In) — while the other never did (Un-American Express). Letter to William Burroughs (San Francisco, 1972) According to papers held at Northwestern University, Carl Weiss...
Tags: Art, San Francisco, Paris, Ajblogs, Northwestern University, Henry Miller, Emory University, Carl Weissner, William Burroughs, Brion Gysin, Archives ` Un American Express, Richard Aaron, Un American Express Letter, Un American Express, Le Zeyer, Weissner

Soovin Kim shares about being both a performer and administrator

Soovin Kim, Violin faculty at New England Conservatory, Artistic Director of Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival and Artistic Director of Chamber Music Northwest, speaks about the balance of performing and administrating.
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Aeroflot: a history of the Soviet airline – in pictures

The story of one of the world’s oldest carriers is told through photographs, posters and ephemera in Bruno Vandermueren’s book Aeroflot – Fly Soviet, published by FUEL Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Design, Russia, Culture, Illustration, Art and design, Air transport, Airline Industry, Aeroflot, Bruno Vandermueren

‘There is a reason why famous people are often screwed up’: Tim Minchin on quitting comedy

The Australian composer has returned to performing after a 10-year break. He writes about fame, failure and his surprise comebackIn 2003, I booked a tiny venue for Melbourne fringe festival, to perform a show I had tortuously titled Navel: Cerebral Melodies With Umbilical Chords. It was a sort of dark, ridiculous cabaret, and a desperate attempt to shake off the pain of all the rejections I had been getting (agents/record companies/the dude who approves small loans at the bank), by showcasing my...
Tags: Comedy, Musicals, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Melbourne, Tim Minchin, Navel

Game: Challenging Negative Thoughts (SEL Self-Awareness)

Negative self-talk is so common and can be very difficult to overcome, not only for students but also for teachers. It’s easy to fall into the trap of berating ourselves over mistakes and telling ourselves we aren’t good enough. We would never speak to a friend or even a stranger like that, so why do […]
Tags: Theatre

Reopening Best Practices: The Power of The Live In-Person + Virtual Hybrid Model

Your entire organization can tune in to webinars on these topics and many others for FREE! Join colleagues from across the globe to discuss the untapped opportunities that await as we transition to a new hybrid model of combining virtual and live events. Arts Reach New Ways Forward – a comprehensive package of breakthrough strategies to help you navigate uncertain times and be fully prepared for the future opportunities that await — is helping hundreds of organizations across the glo...
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